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IRC, It’s good for the community

I just want to update people on the status of Eclipse’s IRC outreach. For the first time lately, I’ve seen over 100 (!) people in #eclipse which is much better than the 7 or so people that used idle in there (that just happened to be the committers that idled in #eclipse-dev too) a few months ago. I encourage people that have spare cycles to burn to idle in #eclipse and help out people (show that Eclipse is a friendly community). Thanks to all who currently help out (thanks Paul Webster and Nitin)

If you need help getting on IRC, I’d check out the Wiki page.

  • sensystems

    becouse of this blog i entered the irc channel and it was a very good surprise to find this plenty of ecipse fans in one place, i think that it will be good to organize some “irc discussion gathering” where someone schedules specifics eclipse topics discussions. what do you think? (this comment is due a recomendation from a chat user (rcjsuen) that take place within the channel 🙂 )

  • sensystems

    becouse of this blog i entered the irc channel and it was a very good surprise to find this plenty of ecipse fans in one place, i think that it will be good to organize some “irc discussion gathering” where someone schedules specifics eclipse topics discussions. what do you think? (this comment is due a recomendation from a chat user (rcjsuen) that take place within the channel 🙂 )